A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 147 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (91 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 04:18:19 / May 16, 2019 @ 4:18 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:18:19 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003lza. Unique identifier: us70003lza. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.4069 West, latitude 19.6925 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 147 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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